Iran Will Submit Written Promise Never to Seek Nuclear Weapons-But We'll Probably Still Bomb the Hell Out of ThemSubmitted by ralph hornsby on Wed, 03/13/2013 - 12:06
Iran Will Submit Written Promise Never to Seek Nuclear Weapons
US Intelligence Director Confirms Iran Isn't Doing So
by Jason Ditz, for antiwar.com March 12, 2013
Iranian Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi has confirmed that the nation intends to submit a written promise to the UN that their government will never attempt to acquire nuclear weapons.
The promise is hoped to placate Western nations that have been pressing for war against Iran for “seeking nuclear weapons,” even though Western intelligence agencies have repeatedly confirmed that they aren’t.
Indeed, that confirmation came again today by US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, who testified to the Senate that Iran is not attempting to develop nuclear weapons and may never do so. Since this isn’t really “news” to officials privy to the intelligence, the real question is whether they can keep ignoring it with the pledge in the open.